Must-Have SEO Tools For Small Businesses

On January 4th, 2013, wrote:

Running a small business is no easy task and you need to ensure that you stay relevant in such competitive times. The idea of attracting people to your online presence needs to be given top priority. The right SEO tools can keep you far ahead of your local competition and ensure that you build up a strong base of loyal customers. Optimizing your site and keeping track of various aspects is a must for small businesses or startups. Here are a few tools that can help you out. A WordPress site: There is nothing better than having a dynamic site that gives customers a common place to find your products and services. WordPress is your best option if you’re running a small business. The site you create can be the center of all your social media needs. Setting up is easy and the best part being WordPress takes care of nearly 80% of all your SEO needs. Moreover, there are – Read the full article

The Best SEO Tools For Website Analysis

On September 12th, 2012, wrote:

SEO is one of the most important aspects in enhancing the visibility of a website and making it easy for the search engines to crawl to a site. SEO is necessary if you are very much obsessed about improving the quality of traffic to your site. SEO is nothing but marketing your website online. Driving organic traffic to a website through algorithmic search results requires making the website compatible to search engines. Well, to make your website appear more likely in the search results needs research and analysis to identify the positives and negatives of website. Web site analysis Analyzing a website is the study of webpage behavior, understanding the user’s experience on your website, and recognizing areas of development to increase organic traffic. Website analysis is the detailed report of webpage content, its relativity, and areas of improvement. It details what exactly is required to rank your page higher in the search engine. Website analysis is like an architect’s – Read the full article

Is Blekko the new Yahoo! Site Explorer?

On December 2nd, 2011, wrote:

Yesterday Yahoo! Site Explorer decided to retire from business. It has left many amateur SEOs, and some professional SEOs too, at a bit of a loss. Many SEOs and agencies have been using the back link service in Yahoo! Site Explorer to monitor, analyse, and generally try to copy the link building actions of their competitors. As someone who has been involved in SEO for over 5 years (not so much by choice but by necessity) I have used Yahoo! extensively, and seen my competitors use it against me, too! I manage several sites across various niches, and some of my sites do interlink with each other, wherever a connection really does benefit a reader. I have seen people leave comments on all my blogs, and doing so in the order of Yahoo! backlinks for my main website. SEO Stalkers are gonna have a harder time I have also seen the same people leave comments on other blogs where I – Read the full article

Easy Search Rankings by Using WordPress as a CMS

On September 6th, 2011, wrote:

According to Greg Makuch, an 18-year proprietor of a Canadian hosting service web company, blogging has become a very important means of marketing products and services these days. Along with that, it is also effective for building your niche in the marketplace. Out of the many blogging platforms out there, WordPress has made a name for itself as being a very reliable and highly customizable means of creating an SEO-friendly blog. Here are some steps you can take to help improve your marketing endeavors with WordPress and increase the effectiveness of your search engine optimization efforts: Make sure that your meta information is correct for the best search engine optimization. WordPress is set to a default for meta titles that is not fully optimized for search engines. By downloading the All in One SEO Pack plugin for WordPress it is simple to customize all the meta titles so that they include the keywords you are marketing right up front. Be sure – Read the full article

Top 10 Business Apps for Mac

On September 2nd, 2011, wrote:

Technology constantly affects the way that we are doing business. Without technology, our business is slower, less efficient, and if we chose to ignore the changes, our business could suffer dramatically. One of the best business tools that has revolutionized the way we do business is the Mac by Apple. With the Mac (iMac, iPad, MacBook, iPhone), connecting business deals, emails, and even live conferences, can happen with simplicity. The innovative design offers so many benefits to business users around the world. With a large interactive screen you can be networking, staying on task, and most importantly making money for your business with the click of a mouse. Developers know the advantages of using an iMac as a business tool, and have made some great apps to match, many of which are free. Here are the top ten FREE business apps as ranked on iTunes for your Mac!   10. Chimport Chimport is a business tool that allows you to – Read the full article

7 Local Search Engine Optimization Tools to Help You Get Found Online

On June 27th, 2011, wrote:

A few days ago we talked about how important local search / SEO has become – and what you can do to enhance your local search performance and Internet marketing efforts. Well, as we conducted our research for that story, we stumbled upon a number of neat local search engine optimization tools. And, knowing how much readers love lists (our competitive intelligence tools post is one definitely worth checking out), we made another one – this time, to help you in your search for tools that are designed to give you an edge over local competitors. Enjoy! Local Search Toolkit This is one of our favorite local SEO tools right now. The invention of seOverflow’s Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling, the Local Search Toolkit features a Google Places Results Analyzer which generates competitive analysis and data from search results in Google Places. With the Local Search Toolkit, you can download, analyze, and review citation sources – and sort seamlessly through – Read the full article